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  • KU, union approve raise for graduate students

    Some graduate teaching assistants at the University of Kansas could receive a raise next year, after the university and a union representing the students approved a contract increasing the minimum wage for teaching assistants by $1,000 a year.


  • Kansas ROTC graduating female combat officer

    The ROTC program at the University of Kansas is graduating its first female combat arms officer since the Pentagon lifted the ban on women in combat.


  • Kansas universities seek tuition, fee increases

    With higher education funding still below pre-recession levels, all six of Kansas' state universities have asked the Board of Regents to raise tuition and fees for the next incoming freshman class.


  • Ron Barrett-Gonzalez, an associate professor of engineering at the University of Kansas, criticizes a revised policy on social media approved by the state Board of Regents, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Barrett-Gonzalez is also the president of the Kansas chapter of the American Association of University Professors and says the policy already has had a "chilling effect" on campuses. (AP Photo)

    Kansas regents adopt revised social media policy

    The board overseeing higher education in Kansas revised a policy allowing state universities to discipline or fire employees for improper social media use by adding statements Wednesday that academic freedom and free speech rights will be protected.


  • Crime down sharply at University of Kansas

    University of Kansas police say crime at the school last year was down significantly from the year before.


  • Kansas professors weigh in on social media policy

    Professors and staff members from state universities across Kansas came together over the weekend to criticize a policy the Board of Regents plans to put in place soon that would allow university chiefs to fire employees for social media posts.


  • Gov. urges lawmakers to fund KU's institute

    Gov. Sam Brownback is urging state lawmakers to approve a request from the University of Kansas for $2 million to fund an institute focused on drug discovery and commercialization.


  • Donor pledges $25 million to University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas says one of its graduates has pledged a $25 million donation for scholarships and other purposes.


  • KU international recruitment effort questioned

    Some teachers at the University of Kansas are questioning a decision to use a private company to help run a new program designed to attract hundreds of new international students to the school.


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